The Economic Analysis of Institutions (Volume 28.3)

Leading authorities, including Oliver E. Williamson, discuss the New Institutional Economics

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Contents:

Main articles

The economic analysis of institutions by Martin Ricketts (editorial)
Transaction cost economics: the precursors by Oliver E. Williamson
The New Institutional Economics - a different approach to economic analysis by Eirik G. Furubotn and Rudolf Richter
Institutions and the environment by Elinor Ostrom (sample article)
Some alternative approaches to utility regulation by Stephen Littlechild

Other articles

Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations, 1999-2007: natural experiments on political influence by John Considine, Frank Crowley, Sinead Foley and Marie O'Connor
Does the impact of institutional quality on economic growth depend on initial income level? by Jose Aixala and Gema Fabro
A securitised market for human capital by Wei-Choun Yu and Donald M. Salyards
Rapid growth in China and the Asian economies: some stylised free-market policy inferences by Dilip K. Das

Economic viewpoints

Fair trade is counterproductive - and unfair by David R. Henderson
Innovation nation by Terence Kealey
Harold Wilson's devaluation: a salutary lesson by G. R. Steele
The entrepreneurial employee by Joseph S. Fulda
'The greatest and widest-ranging market failure ever seen': really? by Arthur Ma

Columns

High oil prices are a blessing in disguise by Tim Congdon
South-East Asia and globalisation by Razeen Sally
Africa's great leap backward by James Stanfield
China's dangerous drug exports by Roger Bate
Universal, free healthcare: don't believe the hype by John Meadowcroft

Book reviews

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